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Wondering how much a Wix website costs? This analysis will help you pick the right plan by showing you what you really need and what you can do without.

Wix Pricing: What Do I Get?

Wix’s prices start at $5.00 monthly for the Connect Domain plan. Wix goes up to $35.00 a month if you opt for the Business VIP upgrade. When creating an online store, Wix's fees are at least $20.00 per month. An ad-free site costs $120.00 a year. Wix also has a free plan that you can use with a subdomain.

Quick breakdown of Wix's most important plans

This table shows the most popular pricing options in their monthly and yearly payment variants.

Wix plans Monthly Yearly Key Feature
Free $0 $0 It's free
Connect Domain $7.50/month $5/month Use a proper domain name
Combo $14.50/month $11/month No adverts
Unlimited $17.50/month $14/month Good for larger projects: no bandwidth or storage limits
Business Basic $25/month $20/month You can sell online and get business apps like Wix Hotels or Wix Bookings

 

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Wix’s Website Plans in Detail

FeatureConnect DomainComboUnlimitedVIP
Domain included in yearly plans?
NoFree domain name for 1 year, $14.95 (yearly) thereafter.Free domain name for 1 year, $14.95 (yearly) thereafter.Free domain name for 1 year, $14.95 (yearly) thereafter.
SSL encryption (https)YesYesYesYes
Email accountsWix offers email accounts through G Suite, which is $5 per user per month.
Features
Ad-freeNoYesYesYes
FaviconNoYesYesYes
Bandwidth1 GB2 GBUnlimitedUnlimited
Storage500 MB3 GB10 GB20 GB
Marketing
and App Vouchers
NoNo$100 Google and Bing ads, $100 in Local Listing + Site Booster and Form Builder app$100 Google and Bing ads, $100 in Local Listing + Site Booster and Form Builder app
Email marketingNoNoNo10 email campaigns (to 25,000 contacts) per month included with Wix ShoutOut
Professional Site ReviewNoNoNoYes
Premium supportIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Monthly Plan Prices
$7.50/month$14.50/month$17.50/month$35/month
Yearly Plan Prices
$5/month$11/month$14/month$29/month
Two-Year Plan Prices
$4/month$9/month$11/month$26/month
Three-Year Plan Prices
$3.50/month$8.50/month$10/month$23.50/month
More informationVisit Wix.com for a free trial account

Please note that the yearly, 2-year and 3-year plans will be charged at once. So you’ll be paying the full term upfront in one payment.

Wix’s Ecommerce Plans in Detail

But of course, if you’re looking to start an online store, need more video storage or fancy using one of Wix’s business apps (e.g. Wix Bookings or Wix Hotels), you should consider one of the Business or eCommerce premium plans:

Business Basic Business Unlimited Business VIP
Storage 20GB 35GB 50GB
Video Storage 5 hours 10 hours 30 hours
Bandwidth Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Business apps for hotels, restaurants, musicians and bookings All included All included All included
Ecommerce (with unlimited items) Included Included Included
Shout Out
(email marketing)
No 20 campaigns &
100,000 emails monthly
20 campaigns &
100,000 emails monthly
Priority support
(faster)
No No Yes
Monthly Plan Prices $25/month $30/month $40/month
Yearly Plan Prices $20/month $25/month $35/month
Two-Year Plan Prices $17.50/month $22/month $30/month
Three-Year Plan Prices $16.50/month $20.50/month $27.50/month
More information Check out plan Check out plan Check out plan

Please note that the yearly, 2-year and 3-year plans will be charged at once. So you’ll be paying the full term upfront in one payment.

Sidenote: All the Wix Business and eCommerce plans include your own domain name, SSL encryption and are 100% ad-free.

What does each Wix premium plan includes?

Let’s start by looking at the Connect Domain plan – strange name, huh? Basically, the main difference between this and the Free plan is the ability to connect your own proper domain name with your Wix site (e.g. www.yourname.com). The Wix ads will remain on your page, which makes this plan not such a great deal – at least not for a business.

Wix domainCombo comes with a domain name if you pick a yearly subscription. You can get .com, .net, .org, .biz and a few other extensions (see screenshot). Please note that it’s only free for the first year, the regular price is around $14.95 per year.

Basically, Combo has everything except an online store option. The only difference between this and the Unlimited plan is storage and bandwidth.

Our recommendationdo not pick Unlimited to start with, even though Wix says it’s the most popular plan. If you do ever come close to exceeding your Combo plan’s storage or bandwidth limits, Wix will inform you well in advance (should be good for about 3,000 monthly visitors). Upgrading plans is always possible and existing funds will be credited. For average sites, Combo’s data limits are more than enough.

The VIP plan’s main selling point is the priority support. If you have a question it’ll be pushed in front of the line – cheeky. You’ll also have access to Wix Shoutouts, their email marketing tool, and will be allowed to send 10 campaigns a month. Be aware that this plan doesn’t include the online store module. You’ll need one of the Business plans for that – read below.

The Wix Business & eCommerce premium plan is the tier you should use if you want to open an online store.

Additionally, you are also granted access to some of the most interesting Wix premium apps like Wix Hotels, Wix Restaurants, Wix Bookings or Wix Music. If you are going to upload loads of video to your Wix site, this plan also increases the video storage.

Sidenote: Keep in mind that you can test the online store and premium apps in the free plan too. Compared to its competitors, the online store is pretty low-cost. You’ll find more information in our Wix eCommerce review.

What about Email Accounts?

One thing Wix doesn’t solve particularly well is email accounts for your domain name. You can sign up for G Suite through them but you’ll have to pay $5 per month. Compare that to Jimdo where you get email accounts for a lot less than that (starting at only $12 per year).

Another alternative is to purchase the domain name through a third party (e.g. Namecheap) and get your email accounts from there. This will cost you around $10 per year.

Final thoughts

Wix is certainly not the cheapest option out there, but it may well be the best-looking one. For most non-ecommerce users, the Combo plan is probably the best option as it’s ad-free and you’ll get your own domain name. If you’d like to open an online store, we would recommend starting out with the Business Basic plan as you can always upgrade later on. We also like the fact that Wix offers monthly payment options as many other website builders only have yearly subscription plans available.

> Click here to try out Wix for free

 

Tip: Save 10% on your first payment using this Wix Voucher Code. May not be valid for all pricing tiers.

 

Latest updates:
03 Oct 2018: Wix launched the Business & eCommerce premium plans.
24 Sep 2018: Price increase and name change for the former E-Commerce plan (which used to be $17 per month). It’s now called Business Basic. The VIP plan went up from $25 to $29 and doesn’t include an online store anymore. No change for existing customers.

FAQ

Do all Wix plans include hosting?

Yes, hosting is included. There won’t be any extra cost for you.

How can I cancel my Wix account / website?

Cancelling a Wix premium package can easily be done from within your account as you can see in the screenshot:

wix cancellation

For further details please go to Wix’s support pages and search for “canceling”.

Is there a money-back guarantee?

Yes, there is a 14-day “no questions asked” money-back guarantee for all premium plans. Please note that this refund policy doesn’t apply to domain names.

Are there any coupon or promo codes for Wix?

Currently, there is an official promo code that you can use to save 10% on Wix Unlimited and higher! Find it here.

How much is Wix Bookings?

The basic version of Wix Bookings is free (see our review). The paid plan allows you to receive payments online, offer group bookings and will also let you send out reminder emails. Here’s an overview of all plans with Wix Bookings included:

wix bookings prices

 

Why doesn't the eCommerce plan have unlimited bandwidth?

We don’t know! However, 10 GB is a lot when you keep in mind that Wix is supposed to be for small businesses. Let’s say the average visit costs 2 MB of bandwidth then you could have up to 5000 Visitors per month. If this still won’t be enough, you should consider a platform like Shopify that you can scale.

Are there any other eCommerce plans?

Yes, Wix has ecommerce-specific plans that are offered only to existing Wix online store owners. The Wix eCommerce plan (Basic Store) is the best option to start your online store with, but whereas the bandwidth is unlimited, the storage is limited to 20GB.

Higher plans offer more storage: Unlimited Store comes with 35GB, VIP Store with 50GB and Super Store has 75GB of storage. These plans also include some credit to use Shout Out, Wix’s newsletter tool.

The Super Store and VIP Store plans have VIP Support and an SEO Expert site review to help with optimization. It’s right for those that either need a lot of storage (> 35GB) or would like to have priority support and expert SEO guidance.

Finally, the Super Store plan comes with a nice perk: you can use the Wix Business Solutions. These are apps that you can integrate into your website, and are meant for hotels, restaurants, musicians or site owners needing to take bookings online.

Wix Store Plans pricing

 

How many products can I add to Wix Ecommerce?

Is there a discount for non-profit organisations (NGO)?

Yes, charitable and non-profit organizations are eligible for a free Connect Domain plan. It needs to be renewed every year.

When I try to upgrade Wix I am seeing prices that are much higher. Why?

You probably have an app installed such Wix Bookings. When you click upgrade it will automatically add the app to your purchase price.

To avoid this, scroll to the bottom of the upgrade page and click this link:

wix upgrade

What is SiteBooster – do I need it?

SiteBooster is included from the Unlimited plan and therefore you might wonder whether you actually need it.

It’s basically a listing service that will add your local business to about 15 directories such as Apple Maps, Google Maps, Yelp, Foursquare and a few others.

While it’s a convenient way to add your business to all these services at once, this can also be done manually by yourself (which would allow you to settle with the slightly cheaper Wix Combo plan).

If you are indeed a local business and you value your time a lot, then it’s probably a good idea to have SiteBooster do the listings for you.

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